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Dehcho leaders vote to ban fracking in traditional territory

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Dehcho First Nations Grand Chief Herb Norwegian. Dehcho First Nations Grand Chief Herb Norwegian.

Dene and Métis leaders in Dehcho passed resolution to ban fracking on 215,000 km territory last week

CBC News, May 6, 2015

Dene and Métis leaders in the Northwest Territories’ Dehcho region have voted to ban fracking on their traditional lands, passing a resolution during a meeting last week.

The resolution states that fracking can not happen within the 215,000 square kilometre traditional territory of the Dehcho, which stretches from the west point of Great Slave Lake through the Nahanni National Park Reserve near the Yukon border, and as far north as Wrigley.

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